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Mary Ann J. Marr of Eagle River died Friday, April 5, 2013, at her home.  She was 94.

Mrs. Marr was born Nov. 5, 1918, in East St. Louis, Ill., to the late Steve and Sophie Pinterich.

She was married Sept. 28, 1940, in Milwaukee to the late Emery Marr.  In 1968, the couple moved to Eagle River where they owned and operated the Chatter Box.

Marr’s hobbies included playing cards, word searches and crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Ann Mersch­dorf, Judy Wesley and Rosie Erickson; and son-in-law, Donald G. Tess.

Survivors include two sisters, Theresa Fleisen of Flagstaff, Ariz. and Sophie Capak of Milwaukee; two sons, Bernie (Sonja) of Fort Myers, Fla. and Robert (Diane) of Albuquerque, N.M.; two daughters, Sharon Tess of Eagle River, and Nadine (George) Kelsey of Spencer; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A funeral was held Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Our Savior Lutheran Church officiated by the Rev. William Trosien.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home assisted the family.  Condolences may be expressed online at

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 2:37 PM

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